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*** PRE ORDER SALES ONLY, DUE OCTOBER 9th ***
Rescue Squad 3 sweatshirts are available for pre-order. Orders and payments must be received by Friday, October 9th. They are screen print on the front and back. Please contact Riley Onofrio at Station 01 to place your order and if you need any additional information.
Retired District Chief Bob Heinen passed away on September 2, 2020, at the age of 94. Chief Heinen started with the Saint Paul Fire Department in 1947 and retired in 1988.
Per his request, no visitation or funeral will take place. A private internment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery will be held.
***Online sales will conclude on September 28th***
Corporate Mark (a local Saint Paul business) has been busy designing and producing apparel in memoriam of Brother McDonough and Brother Paidar.
Click the links below to visit the respective online stores.
Other means of supporting Tommy are either of the two active Go Fund Me fundraisers:
GoFundMe - Captain Andy Ryan
GoFundMe - Justin Kapaun
It is with great sadness that Local 21 regrets to share the news about the passing of Fire Captain Michael Paidar.
Captain Paidar has been with the Saint Paul Fire Department since 2/14/11. He lost his life to a relatively short battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and passed away this afternoon.
Watch over Brother Paidar has concluded as of Friday, August 28th at 1600 hours. Mike is now at home with his family. Thank you to everyone.
It is with our deepest sympathies that Local 21 regrets to announce the untimely passing of Firefighter Thomas McDonough, Jr.
Tommy started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on April 20, 2015, following in the footsteps of his Father, Chief Tom McDonough, Sr. (ret.) Tommy was proud to be a Saint Paul Firefighter and we are blessed to be able to call him our Brother. He was beloved by all that were fortunate to know him. Soft spoken, hard worker, huge heart and always greeted you with a smile on his face. Tommy was an excellent firefighter and a very special part of his crew at Engine Company 09.
He will be greatly missed by all of our Local 21 members, the Saint Paul Fire Department and most importantly, his friends and family.
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Captain Dennis Cusick.
Captain Cusick started with the Saint Paul Fire Department in 1967 and retired in 1999. Dennis passed away at the age of 78.
Per Dennis' request, no services will be held. Internment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Equipment Operator Dick Hendel.
FEO Hendel started with the Saint Paul Fire Department in 1958 and retired in the mid 1980's. Dick passed away on August 17, 2020 at the age of 90.
Dick's memorial and service will be private with family.
Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Equipment Operator, Floyd Jones. FEO Jones started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on May 11, 1992 and retired on May 30, 2014.
*** UPDATED MEMORIAL SERVICE INFORMATION ***
From the Jones family:
Floyd's memorial will be at Speilman Mortuary and all are welcome to pay their final respects.
Tuesday, August 25th from 11:00am - 1:00pm
344 University Avenue W Saint Paul, MN 55103
* Please note that Speilman Mortuary does have a mask policy and social distance capacity of 45 persons. They are encouraging everyone in attendance to police the amount of time you spend indoors and exit for others if it becomes overcrowded at any given point.